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Poll campaigning ends in Uttarkhand as state gears up for voting on April 11

Top leaders from the two sides, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and Congress president Rahul Gandhi addressed a slew of rallies in the state over the past fortnight.

Apr 09, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Can Chinese transgression be linked to Doklam? This defence expert say no

In the wake of reports that the Chinese troops had entered Uttarakhand on July 25, defence expert P K Sehgal on Tuesday said that this is a mere transgression which should not be linked with Doklam.

Aug 01, 2017, 06:43 AM IST

Won't be deterred by Centre using CBI to target me: Rawat

 Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, who was quizzed by CBI in a sting video case, has accused the Centre of using the agency to target him after losing the political battle in the state and said he is not afraid of going to jail.

May 27, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Budget session resumes today, Congress set to corner Govt over Uttarakhand issue

The second part of Parliament's Budget session beginning on Monday is going to be a stormy affair, as the Congress is all set to seek a discussion on the imposition of President's rule in Uttarakhand, despite government's claim that the matter being sub-judice it cannot be deliberated upon.

Apr 25, 2016, 06:57 AM IST

'Major quake cannot be ruled out in Garhwal-Kumaon region'

Over the last 200 years less than 50 % of the Himalayan arc has been damaged due to tremors, which includes the Garhwal-Kumaon belt of Uttarakhand, and a major earthquake cannot be ruled out in the region, a parliamentary report has said.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:31 PM IST

After Rawat, BJP accuses Virbhadra Singh of corruption; Himachal CM rejects charges

Stung by the Vyapam scam, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday mounted its offensive against the Congress by accusing Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh of taking bribe from an energy firm for giving it a 10-month extension and buying a farm house in Mehrauli.

Jul 23, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to undertake Kedarnath yatra on Thursday

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a yatra to Kedarnath on Thursday, trekking 18 kms up into the Uttarkhand mountains to pay obeisance at the temple which faced the brunt of flash-floods two years ago and has since been spruced up.

Apr 22, 2015, 23:32 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi visits Shiva temple, interacts with locals in Kausani

On a personal trip to the hill town of Kausani in Uttarkhand`s Bageswar district, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday acquainted with locals.

Jun 26, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

5/5 for BJP in Uttarkhand, Modi factor tilts scale in hill state

The saffron wave swept Uttarkhand with BJP today winning all five Lok Sabha seats, snatching four of them from the ruling Congress with wide victory margins.

May 16, 2014, 19:17 PM IST

Vijay Bahuguna to quit as Uttarkhand CM tomorrow?

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna appears to be on his way out and Union Minister Harish Rawat and state minister Pritam Singh are emerging as the frontrunners for the top job in the hill state.

Jan 30, 2014, 20:26 PM IST

Ponty murder case: Court drops murder charges against Namdhari, Sachin

In a fresh twist in the shootout case involving liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his younger brother Hardeep, a Delhi court has dropped murder charge against all 21 accused including sacked Uttarakhand minorities panel chief Sukhdev Singh Namdhari.

Jan 28, 2014, 19:57 PM IST

Uttarkhand to implement Lokayukta on pattern of Lokpal Bill: CM

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna on Monday said the state Lokayukta will be constituted on the same pattern as that of Lokpal Bill tabled in Parliament.

Dec 16, 2013, 19:56 PM IST

`DNA samples of 131 bodies collected in U`khand`

The DNA samples of over 100 bodies have been collected by forensic experts prior to their mass cremation in Kedarnath valley, Uttarakhand Human Rights Commission Chairman Vijendra Jain said Friday.

Jul 05, 2013, 20:11 PM IST

Several pilgrims still stuck without relief near Kedarnath

Many pilgrims have already died of hunger and many are searching for the dead bodies of their kin in the jungles over Gaurikund, Bhairavchatti, Junglechatti and Garurchatti.

Jun 22, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

Uttarakhand floods: Rescue ops stepped up, death toll may cross 1,000

With adverse weather predicted, over 10,000 people were evacuated from various upper reaches of flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, including the worst-affected Kedarnath, as the death toll may touch 1,000.

Jun 22, 2013, 15:16 PM IST

Uttarkhand floods: CRPF jawans donate one day salary

Troops of the country`s largest paramilitary force CRPF have donated their one day earnings totalling to more than Rs 18 crore for the victims of the Uttarakhand floods.

Jun 22, 2013, 15:04 PM IST

Uttarkhand: Drunk driving kills three friends

Drunk driving proved costly for a group of friends when their car fell into a gorge in Pauri district, killing three of them on the spot and leaving another critically injured.

Sep 22, 2012, 20:38 PM IST

Drunk driving kills three friends in Uttarkhand

Drunk driving proved costly for a group of friends when their car fell into a gorge in Pauri district, killing three of them on the spot and leaving another critically injured.

Sep 22, 2012, 13:12 PM IST

`BJP will form govt in U’khand if Cong fails`

In case the Congress fails to
prove majority in Uttarkhand Assembly the Governor should invite the BJP to form the government, BJP leader Rajnath
Singh said.

Mar 17, 2012, 23:20 PM IST

Uttarkhand govt lowers VAT on petrol

Uttarakhand government Wednesday night
provided a relief of 45 paise per litre in the prices of
petrol by reducing the VAT.

Nov 09, 2011, 23:29 PM IST